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Science, Christianity, and miracles: some wisdom from Alvin Plantinga

The relationship between science and religion is much discussed these days. Are these two perspectives in conflict or complementary? Are they reconcilable or not? In our culture, where economic pressure on university level education is energizing an expansion of the physical sciences at the expense of the humanities and the social sciences, our attitude to the physical sciences becomes more important than ever. Add to this the growth of humanistic secularism in western culture and … Continue reading

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Should we appeal to God to “fill the gaps”?

Joe Carter is sorry that the phrase “God of the gaps” came up again in the recent debate between Ken Ham and Bill Nye, because there is more than one thing that could be meant by the statement, and some of them are not a good description of a healthy theistic understanding of the world. Carter identifies some of the different ways in which this term is used in discussions of science and religion. So … Continue reading

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